Playing with Youngers: ‘GMs Running RPGs for kids’ survey results

"Generally D&D is the worst game. And I highly doubt I would ever play your heartbreaker with my students." -an evil insect, no doubt. 26 responses. As I mentioned, thank you for taking the time. This is all for the continued development of Dragonslayer Adventures. The "target age" of this survey was never revealed for … Continue reading Playing with Youngers: ‘GMs Running RPGs for kids’ survey results

Settlers of Catan: Peaceful (Speedy) Mode

This is a great one for a lazy Sunday afternoon. But first, is it "CAH-TAN" or "CAH-TAWN?" Play vanilla, no-expansions Settlers of Catan. But, Re-roll all 7s. Do not use the robber. Do not discard down if over 7 cards when a 7 is rolled (and then re-rolled).Knights/Soldiers --> "Gain 1 resource card of your … Continue reading Settlers of Catan: Peaceful (Speedy) Mode

Give your opinion to help make a GREAT role-playing game for kids

If you run RPGs for kids, I could use your help in creating a fantasy RPG that best fits that niche. Right now, I'm looking for the common concerns and ideal outcomes for such a game. If you could take the time to give your opinion, it could drastically improve the game and the advice … Continue reading Give your opinion to help make a GREAT role-playing game for kids

Adventure Hour! – In development!

Diamond-headed Dragonslayer The name "Dragonslayer Adventures" has been dropped in favor of "Adventure Hour!" "Adventure Hour!?" you ask. "Isn't that already available for free?" And if you clicked either of the links above, you know this is still the case. But what you might not know is that the game is getting a new coat … Continue reading Adventure Hour! – In development!

Focus on the World: Actions, not Choices

"I regain my divine spell slots" versus "I assemble the ritual components and pray at the plant tree to harness my mystical, mushroom goddess-given magic." In role-playing games, players take on one character, designated as “their character.”* The GM then gives information about the situation that the character and other characters are in, finishing with … Continue reading Focus on the World: Actions, not Choices